Reported Annual Crime In Luzerne

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLuzerne/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,097 (estimate)2,0592,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLuzerne/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.25.3
Rapen/an/an/a34.740.4
Robberyn/an/an/a96.4102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a180.1248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)168 (estimate)316386
Burglaryn/an/an/a277.8468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,362.81,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a102.1236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)929 (estimate)1,7432,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Courtdale, PA6780272272
Clarks Summit, PA5,10195347442
Clarks Green, PA1,38776421498
Laflin, PA1,57781449531
Harveys Lake, PA2,795109471579
Chinchilla, PA2,06697536634
Trucksville, PA2,023122675797
Luzerne, PA2,8431689291,097

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Luzerne is 61% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.01 daily crimes that occur in Luzerne.
  • Luzerne is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Luzerne you have a 1 in 92 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Luzerne has decreased by 3%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Luzerne

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Luzerne is 1 in 594
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Luzerne is 1 in 108
The chance of being a victim of crime in Luzerne is 1 in 92

Year Over Year Crime In Luzerne (per 100,000 people)

Luzerne police department

ItemLuzernePennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)114,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

Sex offenders in Pennsylvania

StateTotal offendersPennsylvania /100KNational /100K
Pennsylvania17,973146222
There are a total of 17,973 sex offenders in Pennsylvania. This yields a total of 146 sex offenders in Pennsylvania per 100,000 residents which is 34% less than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Strasburg, PA2,843103615718
Norway, MI2,8432259361,161
North Catasauqua, PA2,8441771,4161,593
Florida, NY2,842145597743
Littleton Common, MA2,845140579719
Luzerne, PA2,8431689291,097
Source: The Luzerne, PA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.